It's taken me a long time to post this. This originated in September 2017. Something hit me during a trip to San Francisco. Something unexpected!
It started on the Wednesday night that I arrived...we were staying at a hostel for one night and, upon showing up, I discovered we didn't have a private washroom, as I had expected. We were in a room with a shared hall washroom.
And I did not react well to this!
It took me until the...
What the F does that even mean!? Notice without judgement?
If you follow me, you know that I talk a lot about noticing. Notice when you fall back into a habit. Notice when you say something that doesn't sit right in your gut. Notice your reactions. Notice....blah, blah, blah!
And, try to release the judgement.
If you've found yourself saying something along the lines of: "Lady, I'm noticing myself f*ck up a lot. How is this supposed to...
Life is so full of "shoulds", "coulds", "would haves"...blech!
During a coaching session, I wanted to create a way to bring more joy into my morning routine. I love waking up and practicing yoga and I love the idea of waking up and sitting in meditation, but when the alarm actually goes off in the morning, I don't leap out of bed to do either of those things!
As much as I want to do them, there was something that had them as "shoulds" in...
Expectation: a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future.
Expectations can be dangerous. They are unlikely to be un-voiced, and likely involve another human and incomplete communication.
We have expectations for ourselves, for our lives, for those in our lives, for interactions, and the list goes on. These expectations are beliefs about the future and take us out of the present moment. We may even...